Sermons on Worship

Sermons on Worship

Maundy Thursday

A Celebration of the Last Supper 7:00 pm — Maundy Thursday worship service – including Communion Class Blessing (In-person & via Facebook Livestream): Download Maundy Thursday’s Worship Bulletin & Watch Service Here Readings and Psalms: Exodus 12:1-4 [5-10] 11-14 Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 John 13:1-17, 31b-35 Sermon: Maundy Thursday, Year C Liturgical material © 2017 Augsburg Fortress, used by permission of Augsburg Fortress/Sundays and Seasons #SAS009239. Copyright Acknowledgments for print & broadcast: CCLI – Copyright License #2800659 and…

Holden Evening Prayer

Wednesday, April 6 at 7pm Gathering for Evening Prayer is an ancient tradition of the church. For many years, we at Our Saviour have sung our prayers to the music composed by Marty Haugen for the Holden Village Retreat Center. It easy to sing along with, but also beautiful if you prefer to just listen. Either way, please join us in person at the church. If we have a volunteer to do so, this service will be livestreamed on our…

Holden Evening Prayer

Wednesday, March 30 at 7pm Gathering for Evening Prayer is an ancient tradition of the church. For many years, we at Our Saviour have sung our prayers to the music composed by Marty Haugen for the Holden Village Retreat Center. It easy to sing along with, but also beautiful if you prefer to just listen. Either way, please join us in person at the church. If we have a volunteer to do so, this service will be livestreamed on our…

Holden Evening Prayer

Wednesday, March 23 at 7pm Gathering for Evening Prayer is an ancient tradition of the church. For many years, we at Our Saviour have sung our prayers to the music composed by Marty Haugen for the Holden Village Retreat Center. It easy to sing along with, but also beautiful if you prefer to just listen. Either way, please join us in person at the church. If we have a volunteer to do so, this service will be livestreamed on our…

Holden Evening Prayer

Wednesday, March 16 at 7pm Gathering for Evening Prayer is an ancient tradition of the church. For many years, we at Our Saviour have sung our prayers to the music composed by Marty Haugen for the Holden Village Retreat Center. It easy to sing along with, but also beautiful if you prefer to just listen. Either way, please join us in person at the church. If we have a volunteer to do so, this service will be livestreamed on our…

Holden Evening Prayer

Wednesday, March 9 at 7pm Gathering for Evening Prayer is an ancient tradition of the church. For many years, we at Our Saviour have sung our prayers to the music composed by Marty Haugen for the Holden Village Retreat Center. It easy to sing along with, but also beautiful if you prefer to just listen. Either way, please join us in person at the church. If we have a volunteer to do so, this service will be livestreamed on our…
Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

See Services in Lent, Holy Week and Easter page HERE. Morning Meditation:  Building Your Friendship with God Wednesday, March 2 from 8:30 am – 9 am Online via Zoom Find out more here including Zoom link to join in. Ash Wednesday Worship Services Wednesday, March 2 at 12 noon and 7 pm During Lent, Christians worldwide fast, pray and turn our attention back to God. Ashes are an ancient Biblical signal of repentance and confession. Ash Wednesday services this year will…
Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday Service

During Lent, Christians worldwide fast, pray and turn our attention back to God. Ashes are an ancient Biblical signal of repentance and confession. Small packets will be distributed for home use as part of our Ash Wednesday service at 7pm by Zoom. But for those who desire an in-person service, the church will be open from 10am-noon and 2pm-6pm. At each hour and half-hour, the pastors will lead a short ceremony of confession, prayer and the imposition of ashes. No…

Fourth Sunday after Epiphany
Powerful or Vulnerable?

Our Saviour is incredibly pleased to have you join us online Saturday, January 30 at 5:30 pm for a prerecorded online only service (Facebook Premier) and on Sunday, January 31, 2021 at 10:00 am via Facebook Premiere! This special service of Morning Prayer and song will be online only due to the impending winter storm and potentially unsafe travel condition.  Please click the “Read More” button below to get all the details, which will help ensure all who wish to worship together in person stay as safe as possible. Join…

Third Sunday after Epiphany

‘The Miraculous Draught’ of Fishes, art by John Reilly, UK Our Saviour is incredibly pleased to have you join us online Saturday, January 23 at 5:30 pm for a prerecorded online only service (Facebook Premier) and on Sunday, January 24, 2021 at 10:00 am via Facebook Livestream!   Please click the “Read More” button below to get all the details, which will help ensure all who wish to worship together in person stay as safe as possible. Join your prayers with the…

Second Sunday after Epiphany

Second Sunday after Epiphany / Lectionary 2, Year B Sunday 10:00 am Traditional Service Watch Service Here Readings and Psalms: 1 Samuel 3:1-10 [11-20]Psalm 139:1-6, 13-181 Corinthians 6:12-20John 1:43-51 Sermon On finding greater things and being found by the Great One Sermon for the 2nd Sunday after the Epiphany, Year B; January 17, 2021 (Covid, FB live only)1 Samuel 3:1-10; Psalm 139:1-14; John 1:43-51Our Saviour Lutheran Church, Warrenton, VA. The Reverend Terri E. L. Church “Eureka! Eureka!” “I’ve found it!…
Baptism of Christ by David Zelenka,

Baptism of Our Lord

Our Saviour is incredibly pleased to have you join us online for worship on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at 10:00 am via Facebook!   Please click the “Read More” button below to get all the details, which will help ensure all who wish to worship together in person stay as safe as possible. Join your prayers with the community! During the live stream of the service, you are invited to type into the Facebook chat any prayer requests for those you want…

The Word Became Flesh
2 Christmas

Our Saviour is incredibly pleased to have you join us online for worship on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at 10:00 am via Facebook!   Please click the “Read More” button below to get all the details, which will help ensure all who wish to worship together in person stay as safe as possible. Join your prayers with the community! During the live stream of the service, you are invited to type into the Facebook chat any prayer requests for those you want…

The Presentation of the Child
1 Christmas

Our Saviour is incredibly pleased to have you join us online for worship on Sunday, December 27 at 10:00 am via Facebook!  Please click the “Read More” button below to get all the details, which will help ensure all who wish to worship together in person stay as safe as possible. Join your prayers with the community! During the live stream of the service, you are invited to type into the Facebook chat any prayer requests for those you want included…

Christmas Eve and Day Worship Services

Christmas Eve Worship—Thursday, December 24 Family Worship @ 4:00 pm Click here to access the online bulletin for this service.) Sermon I Love your more than Toilet Paper; thus, it’s the Best Christmas Ever! Sermon for Christmas Eve 2020, 4pm Drive in WorshipLuke 2:1-20; Covid-19 Coronavirus ResponseOur Saviour Lutheran Church, Warrenton, VA. The Reverend Terri E.L. Church Do you suppose Jesus could have had colic? That’s what snobby little Alice Wendleken wondered in that classic tale by Barbara Robinson, The…

What Exactly Does Emmanuel Mean?
4 Advent

Fourth Sunday of Advent, Year B Readings and Psalms: 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16Luke 1:46b-55Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26 (alternate)Romans 16:25-27Luke 1:26-38 Sunday 10:00 am Traditional Service What exactly does Emmanuel mean? Sermon for the 4th Sunday of Advent, Year B. December 18, 2020Romans 16:25-27; Luke 1:46b-55; Luke 1:26-38Our Saviour Lutheran Church, Warrenton, VA. The Rev. Terri E.L. Church Picture the scene… A group of young people are telling stories and singing around a campfire. They may look typical enough, but these kids…

Build Up the Ancient Ruins
3 Advent

December 12-13 Third Sunday of Advent, Year B Readings and Psalms: Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11Psalm 126Luke 1:46b-55 (alternate)1 Thessalonians 5:16-24John 1:6-8, 19-28 Come Worship Together Live & In-person! Our Saviour is incredibly pleased to have you join us for live in-person worship back inside the Nave and Sanctuary on both Saturday, December 12 at 5:30 pm and Sunday, December 13 at 10:00 am!  Please click the “Read More” button below to get all the details, which will help ensure all who…

Prepare the Way of the Lord
2 Advent

Come Worship Together Live & In-person! Our Saviour is incredibly pleased to have you join us for live in-person worship back inside the Nave and Sanctuary on both Saturday, December 5 at 5:30 pm and Sunday, December 6 at 10:00 am!  Please click the “Read More” button below to get all the details, which will help ensure all who wish to worship together in person stay as safe as possible. Join on Facebook For those who prefer to stay safer at…

Apocalypse Now
1 Advent

First Sunday of Advent, Year B Readings and Psalms: Isaiah 64:1-9Psalm 80:1-7, 17-191 Corinthians 1:3-9Mark 13:24-37 Saturday 5:30 pm Contemporary Service  Sunday 10:00 am Traditional Service Altar Flowers are on hiatus throughout December but will resume the first weekend in January 2021. If you would like to donate flowers in memory, honor or celebration of a loved one or special date, please sign up on the chart in the church office hallway or call the church office at (540) 347-3224…

Thanksgiving Service (Online)

This year’s Thanksgiving Service will be different. Our Pie Fest has been re-imagined as a chance to provide pies and baked goods as well as turkey dinners for people in need. Look in the news for how to help our local neighbors in advance of the service. The worship service itself will be completely online and interactive at the link below. Let us gather online to share what we are thankful for and to celebrate God’s blessings in the past,…

Who’s the King?

The 25th Sunday after Pentecost, Year A Readings and Psalms: Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24Psalm 95:1-7aEphesians 1:15-23Matthew 25:31-46 Saturday 5:30 pm Contemporary Service Sunday 10:00 am Traditional Service   Altar Flowers were loveling donated by the children of Jim and Sharon Wood – Jeremy, Carriann and Kevin – in honor and celebration of their parent’s 50th Wedding Anniversary. Congratulations Jim and Sharon! And wishing you many more years together in wedded bliss and good health!   Liturgical material © 2017 Augsburg Fortress; used by…
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